This year’s new arrivals are learning the skills they need to survive.
A young cowbird rocked back and forth on the back of a bison while the bison grazed. A female American redstart looked for insects in the grass near the woods.
Over by Saylorville Lake, a dickcissel traded chirps with a fellow youngster. He waved in the wind holding on to his perch with determination and courage while waiting for his flock to return.
August 18, 2017
August 19, 2017
August 25, 2017
A young Dickcissel on a windy day near Saylorville Lake at Jester Park, Iowa, August 25, 2017.
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